Idle Thoughts of an Idle Fellow = 閒人閒想

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  • 出版年:2011[民100]
  • 出版社:Project Gutenberg Literary Archive Foundation 甦活全球網路
  • 出版地:Salt Lake City, UT. 臺北市

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Published in 1886 and dedicated to the writer’s ally in idling—his pipe—this collection of entertaining essays established Jerome K. Jerome as an eminent English wit. 'What readers ask nowadays in a book is that it should improve, instruct, and elevate. This book wouldn’t elevate a cow. I cannot conscientiously recommend it for any useful purposes whatever. All I can suggest is that when you get tired of reading ‘the best hundred books,’ you may take this up for half an hour. It will be a change.' Here are his idle and amusing thoughts on all aspects of life—from love to poverty, vanity to ambition, babies to cats and dogs—and, of course, on the pleasures of spending one’s time idling.

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  • Idle Thoughts of an Idle Fellow(p.navPoint-1)
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  • Jerome K. Jerome(p.navPoint-1)
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  • PREFACE(p.navPoint-5)
  • ON BEING IDLE.(p.navPoint-6)
  • ON BEING IN LOVE.(p.navPoint-7)
  • ON BEING IN THE BLUES.(p.navPoint-8)
  • ON BEING HARD UP.(p.navPoint-9)
  • ON VANITY AND VANITIES.(p.navPoint-10)
  • ON GETTING ON IN THE WORLD.(p.navPoint-11)
  • ON THE WEATHER.(p.navPoint-12)
  • ON CATS AND DOGS.(p.navPoint-13)
  • ON BEING SHY.(p.navPoint-14)
  • ON BABIES.(p.navPoint-15)
  • ON EATING AND DRINKING.(p.navPoint-16)
  • ON FURNISHED APARTMENTS.(p.navPoint-17)
  • ON DRESS AND DEPORTMENT.(p.navPoint-18)
  • ON MEMORY.(p.navPoint-19)
  • Footnotes(p.navPoint-20)

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